Tummy Tucks

gaining weight

The tummy tuck procedure is a great surgery for those who want to get rid of stubborn extra fat and excess skin on their midsection/abdominal area. It’s a popular procedure, with more than 3.8 million surgeries performed each year. The tummy tuck is effective in helping restore your body’s curves and…

pregnancy

Nothing is ever quite the same after having a baby. Your house is a little messier, you get less sleep and, well, you have a new human to love and care for.  After pregnancy, your body is never quite the same either.  Your hips are a little bigger, you have…

Undeniably, losing weight has great benefits: Your overall health is improved, your clothes fit better and your confidence increases. But, when you lose weight, you may gain something else: loose skin. And loose skin can mean increased feelings of self-consciousness and more worries about how your clothes are going to…

Choosing a plastic surgeon is one of the most difficult and stressful parts of getting cosmetic surgery. The choice you make for your surgeon will influence your life for years to come, and whether or not that influence is a positive or negative one depends on the surgeon you choose.…

The tummy tuck is a major surgery, but it is absolutely worth it to get the body you’ve worked hard to have. If you have come a long way through diet and exercise, the tummy tuck can make a big difference in your shape by removing stubborn fat from your…

There is no doubt that the demand for plastic surgery is growing. More than 17.5 million cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures were performed in 2017, and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons predicts that number was even higher for 2018. Although plastic surgery procedures are in demand, searching for the…

Losing a large amount of weight – whether through a healthy diet, regular exercise routine or weight-loss surgery – is no easy feat. Significant weight loss often comes with a lot of work, a change in habits and a test of patience. Significant weight loss can also come with the…

There is no doubt that pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding mean big changes for the body. Women often experience weight gain, changes in their shape, damage to their abdominal muscles and fluctuations in their breast size as a result of these phases. For other women, these changes can be long-lasting, which…

Want to recontour your midsection beyond the limits of liposuction? Think about a tummy tuck instead! The tummy tuck is a procedure designed to give you a shapelier physique by addressing conditions that may cause the midsection to be misshapen. Dr. Peterson performs the tummy tuck procedure and other body-shaping…

Have you lost a significant amount of weight? If so, congratulations! Are you struggling with excess skin after weight loss? Have you considered a body-lift procedure to remove excess skin and reshape your body? If you’re thinking about a body-lift procedure but are unsure if you’re a good candidate, read…